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5-5. Though /t:o/? /do : yo/ and /do : BO/ be; ong to group  I



w                                                                                                  *



(because of Y /r n/) they are  governed by the changes

that take place In third group.



6.     Certain   phonetic changes   are  found ia   the   process   of



duplication.



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/g/ at the end of the verb becomes /w/ In the duplicated



from,



/so : g/   /sog s ; w/



6.2, / w/ at the end of the word becomes  g/ in the first part

of the duplicated form.



/no : w o   /nog no : w/



7.     There are certain verbs which show some peculiar phonetic

changes without any reference to perticular group.



w



3rd group.



picco :   piy piy (cc->y)

occo :   Oy WOy (cc-*y)



o                      o     (a        w



pi : g i - pirn piy (g -+ y)

so : b   sop so :   b -+ p

so : wo :   sok so : w -* k

to : wo ;   tok to : w -* k



re : bo : -* rew re : b -*"  w



The ways of duplication are three. But in the process their

may be many phonetic changes. The data is not adquate to

establish the principles of phonetic changes: A difinite

pattern of phonetic change is not noticed in the third group

of verbs.



TENSE



L Pasts Present, Future, incomplete, ability and causation are

expressed by addinge different^suffixes to the verbs Irrespective

of their duplicate or nonduplicate nature.